1. Data in column A in table T1 is encrypted
2. Data in column B in table T2 is normal text. Its size is varchar(6)
3. One of the conditions in our WHERE clause is to compare first 6 characters of column A in table T1 with column B in table T2
How do I acheive that? Is there a SQL Server built-in function for the encryption/decryption process I could use here? The query is part of a stored procedure. Triple DES is the algorithm used for data encryption. We are using SQL Server 2000.
Dig deeper on SQL Server Security
Related Q&A from Steven Andres
Get the code to connect SQL Server version 7.0 to Visual Basic 6.0.continue reading
Learn why SQL Server 2000 connection is lost on the client side when database administrator changes 'SA' password on the SQL Server domain.continue reading
Learn how to create a SQL Server user authentication schema having password and tracked data changes requirements and how it involves Windows ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.